Pacific Launches Inclusive Support Program for Undergraduates After Being Awarded a $1.2 Million Federal Grant
Pacific University is embarking on a coordinated program to increase support for undergraduate students under a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
A 1942 headline in The Campus, the undergraduate newspaper of City College of New York, set the tone: “First Female Invades Tech School Faculty,” it blared. Cecilie Froehlich led Pacific's math department until 1970 and was an outspoken advocate for recruiting women into the fields of math and engineering.
The Pacific University Center for Gender Equity will host a Girls Engineering Camp June 20 to 24 on the Forest Grove Campus. Open to girls ages 8 to 12, the daycamp will explore soft circuits, 3D printing and more.
Prospective college students desiring both a rich liberal arts education and an engineering degree can have both.
Pacific University helped launch George Long '63 on a 38-year career in weapons and defense — plus, the Athletic Hall of Fame inductee is still playing tennis.